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Unlike platinum-based chemotherapy drugs, Justin Wilson hunts for nontoxic metals that not only kill cancer cells but light up when cancer is present. (Photo Credit: Dave Burbank)

Foiling Cancer Aggression — Nontoxic Metals

Finding the Right Metal

Photo Credit: Dave Burbank

Radioactive Metal Ions for Cancer Treatment

“After 14 to 21 days, we can see all our radioactive activity localized in the tumor…We can oblate the tumor volume with a single dose of this compound.”

Radioactive Metal Ions for Cancer Imaging

Photo Credit: Dave Burbank

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